Collaboration with Ireland Increases Future Research

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Tuesday, September 18 2018 - 16:00 IWST

Menristek Dikti Mohamad Nasir. (Foto: IST)
Menristek Dikti Mohamad Nasir. (Foto: IST)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Indonesia's Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education, Mohamad Nasir said Ireland was a strategic partner for Indonesia in the field of higher education, technology research and innovation.

"It's time for Indonesian and Irish academics and scientists to collaborate. I hope bilateral relations in the field of higher education and research will be further enhanced in the future," Nasir said in Jakarta, Monday (09/17/2018)

Menristekdikti signed a memorandum of understanding (memorandum of understanding-MoU) with the Minister of Education and Skills of Ireland, Richard Bruton regarding Indonesian and Irish cooperation in the field of research and higher education.

According to Nasir, Ireland is a strategic partner because it is the only English-speaking country in the European Union.

It is hoped that the cooperation between Indonesia and Ireland can develop human resources in Indonesia into strengths and challenges, and strengthen the bilateral relations between Indonesia and Ireland in the field of research and science.

Furthermore, Nasir said that the cooperation was an effort of the Indonesian Ministry of Research and Technology in increasing innovation and encouraging national competitiveness through improving the quality of higher education combined with science and technology.

The collaboration agreed on joint research in three fields, namely information, communication and technology (ICT), agriculture and energy.

Menristekdikti revealed that the three fields were the attention of the Indonesian government, in line with the Indonesian National Research Master Plan. Based on Presidential Decree No.38 / 2018.

Ireland's Minister of Education and Skills, Richard Bruton said Ireland had seven high-standard universities and 11 technology institutes that had excellence in each field of science.

He hopes that Indonesia and Ireland can collaborate in various researches, especially in the field of new renewable energy. (Ant)

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